Chapter

Physical Influence

John W. Yolton

in LOCKE AND FRENCH MATERIALISM

Published in print January 1991 | ISBN: 9780198242741
Published online October 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780191680557 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198242741.003.0005
Physical Influence

More Like This

Show all results sharing this subject:

  • History of Western Philosophy

GO

Show Summary Details

Preview

This chapter examines ‘l'affaire de Prades’ and the association of Locke's stress on sensation with the de Prades thesis; an important digression on sensation by David R. Boullier; and some medical men whose research on specific physiological processes in nerves and brain were considered as supporting the system of physical influence.

Keywords: Locke; Leibniz; physical influence; de Prades thesis; materialism; David R. Boullier

Chapter.  10996 words. 

Subjects: History of Western Philosophy

Full text: subscription required

How to subscribe Recommend to my Librarian

Buy this work at Oxford University Press »

Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content.